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Leaf and flower pictures, and how to make them (1859)

Subject: Plants in art; Floral decorations|; Decoration and ornament--Plant forms; Pressed flower pictures; Dried flower arrangement
Publisher: New York, Anson D. F. Randolph
Year: 1859
Language: English
Call number: NK1560 L4 1859
Book contributor: Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
Collection: clarkartinstitutelibrary; americana
Notes: Full margins and gutter included to avoid cropping text and illustrations. Pages including pressed flowers were scanned twice to capture the text with flowers and the full page with text only. Blank pages inserted to facilitate two-page view.


Preface signed H.B.

Contains descriptions for making decorations from pressed flowers and leaves, and pressed leaf and flower specimens.

Exhibited:"Plants and Gardens in Art," organized by the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library, 1992-3.

Forms part of the Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection. 

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